In a perfect world, we'd all have immaculately styled coffee tables—ones with perfect monochrome stacks of fashion books, designer candles, and towering floral arrangements. Yes, in the age of Instagram, our innate determination to keep up with the Joneses has extended to the living room.
In the real world, however, our coffee tables better resemble a mashup of remotes, miscellaneous magazines, kids' toys, and other random objects. In everyday life, function takes precedence over form. So how do we strike a balance between stylish and manageable?
Today, we're showing you how to style a coffee table to be the centerpiece of your living room, no matter how you use your space.